Relationship problems occur for many reasons - from poor communication to differing expectations and because of lots of different life events and experiences. No relationship runs smoothly all of the time. If we recognise this and try to work through the difficult times together, then it may be possible to remain together in a warm and loving relationship.

Some relationships, unfortunately, do come to an end.  How we cope will have an impact on our mental health as well as those around us.

An unwelcome relationship breakup can lead to a range of powerful emotions:

It can be difficult to adjust to new circumstances and this can affect our mental health. Worrying about the impact of relationship break-up, separation or divorce on children or on our housing or financial status can add to the stress of the situation.

Support for relationship or family breakdown: